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MGM To Benefit Post An August Gaming Decline As Outlook Still Remains Positive

by Trefis Team
After five months of gaming growth, Nevada witnessed a 4% drop in gaming revenues for August. Revenues at the Las Vegas Strip dropped by more than 6% to $553 million. However, it must be noted that the Strip witnessed a 20% jump in revenues in th...
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Here’s Why We Believe Cree Is Still Worth $58

by Trefis Team
Despite reporting strong earnings growth this year,  Cree’s (NASDAQ:CREE) stock price has declined by approximately 40% year to date. Lower gross margin, doubts regarding the company’s capability to sustain its growth in the long term...
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Amazon’s CEO Believes In India’s Growth Story

by Trefis Team
Amazon ‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos was in headlines due to his recent visit to India, and the decision to move ahead with $2 billion of investment in Amazon’s operations in the country. THis prompts us to wonder:  Was this a signi...
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Key Growth Drivers For SanDisk’s Embedded Storage Division

by Trefis Team
SanDisk (NASDAQ:SNDK) is one of the largest manufacturer of NAND flash products, which are used as embedded storage in smartphones, tablets and other consumer electronic devices. Embedded storage products (not including embedded solid-state driv...
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American Eagle Outfitters: Why Omni-Channel Was An Inevitable Move

by Trefis Team
Over the past few years,  American Eagle Outfitters ‘ (NYSE:AEO) direct-to-consumer business (which mainly includes e-commerce) has grown rapidly, driven by the increasing popularity of online shopping and proliferation of smartphones and t...
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Alibaba Hands Out Generous Fees To Investment Banks Involved In Its IPO

by Trefis Team
Given the size of  Alibaba’s (NYSE:BABA) long-awaited IPO, the banks and brokerages that worked in it no doubt expected handsome fee revenue from the Chinese e-commerce giant in return for their services. But when the better-than-expected m...
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Coca-Cola’s Carbonates Offer Growth Despite Unfavorable Market Trends

by Trefis Team
Carbonated soft drinks (CSD) have declined for nine straight years in the U.S. as consumers continue to restrict calorie consumption and switch to more natural means of quenching thirst. This category forms around 43% of the country’s liqui...
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Impact Of Changing Dining Preferences In The U.S. On Chipotle Mexican Grill

by Trefis Team
According to the  NPD ’s foodservice market research, the restaurant industry has been negatively impacted by the changing dining habits in the U.S., primarily driven by changing economic and cultural conditions. Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) h...
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Marvel Characters In Disney’s Infinity 2.0 Will Aid The Interactive Media Revenue Growth

by Trefis Team
Disney (NYSE:DIS) released Infinity 2.0 on September 23 priced at $74.99 for starter pack and $13.99 – $34.99 for additional characters. The first version of Infinity was released in August last year and the game has seen tremendous success...
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Anheuser-Busch InBev: Headwinds In Russia To Lower Europe Volumes

by Trefis Team
Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) has looked to draw growth through mergers and acquisitions such as Grupo Modelo last year, Oriental Brewery this year and a possible SABMiller deal. But what about organic growth? Taking aside possible M&A acti...
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Q3 Results At RBS To Benefit From $1.3 Billion Provision Release

by Trefis Team
Nearly six years after it was pulled from the brink by the British government,  The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (NYSE:RBS) seems to have finally turned the corner. While the global banking group has yet to recover fully from the impact of the ec...
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Time Warner Price Estimate Revised To $80 Given The Split From Time Inc.

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Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) completed the separation of its publishing business, Time Inc., at the end of the second quarter this year and we have updated our model to reflect the impact of the split. We have estimated the revenues for the first two q...
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Further Delays In The Approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project Can Hurt Company’s Profitability

by Trefis Team
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners’ (NYSE:KMP) Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project plans to twin the the pipeline that carries crude oil from the Alberta oil sands to tankers in Burrard Inlet, British Columbia. This is the only pipeline fr...
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How Is Philip Morris Doing In Russia?

by Trefis Team
Russia is an important market for cigarette companies. The cigarette market in Russia is estimated to be worth $20 billion. About 40% of the population there smokes, and the average smoker there smokes around 2700 cigarettes a year. Unlike the U....
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Can GE Continue To Grow Its Oil & Gas Business?

by Trefis Team
GE ‘s (NYSE:GE) oil & gas business has grown at strong rates over the last many years through strategic acquisitions and organic growth. The industrial conglomerate currently is one of the largest suppliers of oil and gas drilling equip...
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